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Queer Money

Mar 26, 2018

🏳️‍🌈 ✈️ We’ve known that gay travel is in in the gay man’s DNA, but you might be surprised by Grindr’s recent study that revealed 40% of its LGBTQ users travel four times a year and 24% plan a vacation every month. 🏳️‍🌈 ✈️ A whole lotta gay travel pixx While those stats may be great for Instagram pictures, how does our spending ($100 billion dollars in total) affect our financial security? And how can we use our tourism dollars to promote inclusiveness around the globe? Meet Zach Stafford of Grindr Zach Stafford is the editor-in-chief of Grindr’s online magazine, INTO. He leads a newsroom of more than 200 contributing writers with the intention of talking about the world ‘through a queer lens.’ Prior to joining Grindr, Zach served as a reporter and columnist for The Guardian and Out Magazine. Zach shares the WHY behind the Grindr travel study and several key takeaways. He offers his take on why the LGBTQ community is drawn to travel and how queer tourism can help drive inclusiveness all over the world. Zach discusses the power of the pink dollar and safe gay travel in countries that lack legal protections.